Tea helps shed weight, do you know that? Scientists have shown that tea has high levels of compounds that battle the absorption of fat. Here are 5 teas that can result in a slimmer you…
1. Peppermint tea: controls what you eat
If you like peppermint tea then try and rotate that with a green tea drink as both speed up digestion and thus help you burn more calories. The peppermint leaves can be used to make a light, refreshing tea, which can be drunk either hot or chilled. To prepare the tea, take a tablespoon of fresh or dried leaves and add them to boiling water and let it steep for four to five minutes. Strain and add honey, if needed.
2. Rose tea: prevents constipation
One of the oldest flavoring teas available rose tea – made by mixing fresh roses and the bud of the tea – has a major therapeutic effect on the human body. Apart from clearing toxins and beautifying the skin, rose tea contains vitamins A, B3, C, D and E and is known to act against infections. It also prevents constipation and helps one lose weight.
3. Green Tea Detox:
Green tea is packed with antioxidants called polyphenols, which possibly have detoxifying effects and a number of antioxidants in green tea is more than any other tea.
Preparation: 1 bag Green Tea, 1/4 tsp Turmeric, 1 inch long Cinnamon stick, 2 Cups Purified Water, near boiling. Add the spices and teabag into your teacup and pour in the hot water for your tea. Steep the tea as directed on the box. Remove the teabag and stir until the spices are fully dissolved. You can experiment with different healing spices until you find a blend that you like.